Artists slected by: Ruth Claxton, Mathew Shaul
Every two years NN Contemporary Art hosts its Open Exhibition of work by artists from across the world in a wide range of media. The show is selected by a changing panel of judges; this year’s panel was Ruth Claxton (Artist and Associate Director of Eastside Projects) and Matthew Shaul (Artistic Director of UH Galleries and Deputy Director of UH Arts). 112 artists responded to the open call submitting 225 individual works. From this selection, the judges chose 35 artists to feature in the exhibition.
The Open Exhibition launches at NN on 10 December 2015 at 6 pm and visitors will be able to see a wide range of artworks: from a CGI kebab shop window to political text work, from an abstracted daffodil to pencil drawings of Arnold Schwarzenegger moving mountains and much more from Ireland Norway, USA, and the UK.
The Open is a selling show and gives visitors the opportunity to buy the artworks in the exhibition by emerging and leading artists. Visitors will be able to ask the gallery front desk for a price list an NN can arrange delivery of the artwork to homes, offices or as gifts after the close of the exhibition.
Join us for the launch of the Open at NN and our 3rd birthday party on
10 December 2015, 6 pm
Open launch and NN Birthday Party
10 December 2015, 6–8 pm
Join us for the launch of the Open at NN Contemporary Art and our 3rd birthday party at our home at Number Nine Guildhall Road. Come along to celebrate with drinks and cakes from 6 pm. All welcome.
7 January 2016, 7 pm
NN hosts the Crit Group for artists at all stages of their career to come together to discuss their work in progress.
How to: Art Handling
9 January 2016, 2 pm
NN’s Artistic Director Catherine Hemelryk will introduce different methods for handling and packaging artwork in a range of media. With over a decade of experience working with galleries and museums across Europe and a wide range of media, Catherine with share her knowledge of different techniques and will demonstrate some basics to help artists protect artwork in transit or storage.